NEWBURY, OH - Rainbow trout will be stocked at Punderson Lake in Geauga County on Thursday, May 10th. These are surplus "catchable-sized" fish resulting from the annual, statewide, spring stocking efforts.
Approximately 2,000 trout ranging from 10 to 13-inches or about a pound each will be stocked between 11 a.m. and noon at the state park campground.
Fishing at Punderson Lake is open to people of all ages. The daily bag limit is five trout per angler with no size limits. No snagging is allowed; snagged fish must be released immediately. For anglers ages 16 and older, an Ohio fishing license is required and can be purchased at one of many area license dealers or the Wildlife District Three office. The annual resident license cost $19.00. A one-day fishing license costs $11.00. Please be aware that Punderson Lake allows electric motors only for boating anglers.
For more information on fishing for trout or additional fishing opportunities in Ohio, visit www.wildohio.com
or call Wildlife District Three at (330) 644-2293.